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WaateaNews: As we celebrate a magnificent political win – let’s remember those who could not survive National

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

The Labour-NZ First-Green Government was a dream, an illusion with no fixed reality 10 weeks ago, yet here we are after MMP with a mandate for change and a functioning Parliamentary majority. This is indeed a time for us to rejoice and feel empowered by our democracy. But after we have celebrated, let’s remember those who could not endure National’s 9 years in office or who were crushed into apathy by their brutal policy decisions.

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WaateaNews: Metiria Turei vs Jian Yang – Compare the media values at work

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  23 Comments

How come a Maori solo mum who stole to feed her child a quarter of a century ago is a bigger story than a possible Chinese spy deeply embedded inside our own Government?

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WaateaNews: How do Māori respond to the next wave of colonisation?

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  29 Comments

The impact of the Asian-NZ population tripling in the space of 20 years and overtaking Māori has political, economic and cultural ramifications that haven’t been discussed yet it’s a debate that is already running.

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First ever South Auckland Mayoral Debate

By   /  September 23, 2016  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

“Vic Crone should come to South Auckland experience cultural diversity properly and not just out her car window on the way to the airport.”

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Covering the Labour Party conference for Waatea News next week

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  6 Comments

Labour Party Conference 2015

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This weeks Waatea news column – Labour owe Maori and Pacific Island communities some real wins

By   /  December 24, 2014  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  Comments Off on This weeks Waatea news column – Labour owe Maori and Pacific Island communities some real wins

This weeks Waatea news column – Labour owe Maori and Pacific Island communities some real wins

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This weeks Waatea news column – Why proclaiming Key as the Politician of the Year is ethically bankrupt

By   /  December 16, 2014  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  3 Comments

Why proclaiming Key as the Politician of the Year is ethically bankrupt

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This weeks Waatea news column – How should Waitangi Tribunal ruling on Sovereignty be implemented?

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  5 Comments

This weeks Waatea news column – How should Waitangi Tribunal ruling on Sovereignty be implemented?

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